The Police State Command in Ogun have arrested three suspects for allegedly attacking and robbing a company in Ogijo, Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who identified the suspects as Shadrach Blessing (25 years), Edibo Peter (25 years) and Osuawgu Oyebuchi (27 years) said their arrest followed a distress call received by policemen at Ogijo divisional headquarters that some suspected armed robbers had invaded one Ruthfort Service Limited along the Ikorodu-Sagamu road in Ogijo.
Oyemi explained that the armed suspects scaled the fence to gain access into the company at about 2:45 am, pointed a gun at the security guard, after cutting the security wire and ordering the guard to lie face-down “while they removed four industrial batteries.”
“On receiving the distress call, the DPO of Ogijo division, CSP Onatufeh Umoh, quickly led his patrol team to the scene where the robbers who have already escaped to the street were chased in collaboration with members of public and apprehended three amongst them, while others escaped,” he said.
The PPRO hinted that the four industrial batteries were recovered from the men, adding that OgunbCommissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, orderednthat the suspects be transferred to the state CIID for discreet investigation.